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  • New Elgin exhibit focuses on all things tattoo

     
    An exhibit making its way to the Elgin Public Museum of Natural History and Anthropology will focus on tattoos in American culture. The traveling exhibit …...
  • Two-headed tortoise gets her close-up in Kiev

     
    Today we did a double take at this shot of a two-headed turtle on display in Ukraine. The animal also has two hearts, six legs and a single intestine. "Strictly speaking it isn't a tortoise with two heads, but rather two conjoined tortoises," zoologist...
  • A natural history that almost wasn't: 'America's Other Audubon'

     
    As a little girl in Ohio in the mid-1800s, Genevieve "Gennie" Jones would accompany her country doctor father in his buggy as he visited patients. Along the way they'd discuss the natural world, which turned into a lifelong passion. Then......
  • Gainesville offers fun for students of all ages

    Usually, a fall road trip to Gainesville involves a visit to the Swamp for a football game involving the mighty Florida Gators. But the Gators aren't so mighty this year, and the stadium on the University of Florida campus was quiet when I was in town...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: A Breakfast Buffet Of Links.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you're like us, the chances are pretty good that, even at this early hour, you're already looking forward to the long holiday weekend ahead. If you're even in the office this morning, perhaps you're......
  • A man's castle, under code enforcement siege

    A man's castle, under code enforcement siege
    Bargain land and wide-open spaces drew Alan Kimble Fahey to Acton. A modest ranch house on a desert lot offered the outpost he sought. But then Fahey wanted to expand. So he began to build. And build. And build. Fahey built a barn and moved in. He...
  • Monster Mash: 'Billy Elliot' closing; Museum of Tolerance setback

     
    The Tony-winning Broadway production of "Billy Elliot" will close in January after a three-year run. The planned Museum of Tolerance project in Jerusalem is facing new challenges amid a report that it has lost its architect and construction manager....
  • Arts behemoths aren't getting fat on donations, study shows

     
    The richest arts organizations saw modest fundraising gains in 2009-10, says a study by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. No Southern California cultural groups made the publication's annual list of the top 400 charities....
  • The Dry Garden: Détente with the gopher

     
    Gophers: Best way to get rid of gophers? For ecologist Paula Schiffman, professor at Cal State Northridge, that's actually the wrong question. A better thought to pose is: What good do these animals do in our garden (and they do help in some ways), and...
  • Monster Mash: SFMoMA picks architecture firm; Obama receives painting from graffiti artist

     
    -- And the winner is ...: SFMoMA has chosen the Oslo-based architecture firm Snøhetta for its $250- million expansion. (Los Angeles Times) -- Diplomatic gift: Britain's new prime minister, David Cameron, has presented President Obama with a painting,...
  • Monster Mash: MOCA's Jeffrey Deitch on new Vanity Fair power list; art spared in fire at Phillips Collection in Washington

     
    Museum fire: All artworks at the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C., are said to be undamaged after smoke from a fire spread throughout the building Thursday. Joining the elite: Jeffrey Deitch, MOCA's new director, ranks No. 10 on Vanity Fair's......